Anna Harvey



Anna Harvey is President of the Social Science Research CouncilProfessor of Politics, Affiliated Professor of Data Science and Law, and Director of the Public Safety Lab at New York University; and Co-Director of the Criminal Justice Expert Panel. The Public Safety Lab works with teams of social scientists and data scientists to support more effective and equitable criminal justice practices. Its projects include the Jail Data Initiative, a large-scale effort to collect and report daily individual-level jail records in over 1,300 county jails in the United States, and the Prosecutorial Reform Initiative, a collaborative effort with district attorney’s offices to develop more effective and equitable prosecutorial policies. Professor Harvey is the author of two scholarly books and a co-authored casebook on judicial decisionmaking, in addition to numerous peer-reviewed articles.